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AT&T Misses Q3 Revenue Guidance, Lowers Full-Year Growth Forecast

by Trefis Team
AT&T (NYSE:T) reported a mixed set of Q3 2014 results on Wednesday, October 22, which highlighted the wireless major’s transition towards shared data plans and the no-subsidy model, in line with its peers in the U.S. The country’s...
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Abbott Reports Solid Q3 Results On Nutritionals Recovery, Emerging Markets

by Trefis Team
Healthcare major  Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) reported a strong set of third quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, October 22. The company’s sales from continuing operations increased 6.7% over the prior year quarter to $5.1 billion. Abbott...
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Corporate Bonds Make Good Portfolio Staples

by Martin Hutchinson
Submitted by Wall St. Daily as part of our contributors program Corporate Bonds Make Good Portfolio Staples By Martin Hutchinson, World Banking Analyst   What if I told you that it’s possible to achieve decent yields while also prese...
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About That QE4 . . .

by Michael Lombardi, MBA
Submitted by Profit Confidential as part of our   contributors program About That QE4 . . . It’s widely expected that at the end of this month, the Federal Reserve will end its third round of quantitative easing (that began in September of 2...
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The Death of the iPad?

by Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA
Submitted by Sizemore Insights as part of our contributors program The Death of the iPad? by  Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA Apple ( AAPL ) knocked the ball out of the park in this week’s earnings release, boosting quarterly revenues by 12% a...
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Why This Company Is a Consistent Winner for Investors

by Mitchell Clark, B.Comm.
Submitted by Profit Confidential as part of our   contributors program Why This Company Is a Consistent Winner for Investors Amid all the turmoil in capital markets, I’m reminded of all the good corporate earnings being released. Of course,...
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Comcast To Build A $3.3 Billion Theme Park In Beijing

by Trefis Team
Comcast ‘s (NASDAQ:CMCSA) NBCUniversal (NBCU), along with Beijing Shouhuan Cultural Tourism Investment Co. (a consortium of four state-owned companies), will build a $3.3 billion Universal theme park in Beijing. The theme park will be sprea...
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Yahoo Earnings: Mobile And Windfall profits From Alibaba Sale Boost Results

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Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) reported its third quarter earnings Tuesday, October 22. The company’s core advertising revenues continued to disappoint as the revenues (excluding Traffic Acquisition Cost or TAC) increased marginally by 1% year on year to $...
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Norfolk Southern Earnings: Intermodal And General Merchandise Growth Offsets Coal Weakness

by Trefis Team
Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC), one of the leading railroads in the eastern U.S., reported its third quarter 2014 results on October 22. Its revenue increased 7% year-on-year, to reach $3.02 billion, driven by volume growth across all commodities ex...
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Gorilla Glass And Display Technologies Segment Will Drive Corning’s Earnings

by Trefis Team
Corning (NYSE:GLW) is set to announce its third quarter 2014 results on October 28. We expect to see growth in the firm’s Display Technologies and Specialty Materials segment. The acquisition of Samsung Corning Precision Materials, which wa...
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Wal-Mart Cuts Its Growth Forecasts And Slows Store Expansion

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Amid an uncertain retail environment hindered by sluggish consumer spending, store giant  Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) has cut its growth forecast for the current fiscal year. During an investor day presentation last week, the retailer lowered its sales g...
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P&G Q1’15 Preview: Markets Slowdown And Currency Headwinds Should Test P&G Brands

by Trefis Team
Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is scheduled to report its Q1FY15 results on October 24. Last fiscal year, sales for the world’s largest consumer goods company stood at $83 billion, marginally higher than sales from fiscal year 2013. (Fiscal...
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UTC’s Results Rise On Higher Commercial Aerospace Demand; Organic Sales Growth Improves

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United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) reported solid growth in its revenue and profit in the third quarter as the company’s sales rose across all its segments. The industrial conglomerate’s organic sales growth also recovered to 5% (on a yea...
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Dow Chemical’s Third Quarter Earnings Surge Higher On Margin Expansion

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The Dow Chemical Company’s (NYSE:DOW) third quarter earnings surged higher on thicker margins due to higher net pricing and cost savings through productivity improvements and higher capacity utilization. The company’s adjusted earnings per share ...
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Boston Scientific Reports Robust Q3 Results On Solid Sales, Margin Expansion

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Global medical device maker  Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) reported robust third quarter results, with solid growth across divisions. The company’s largest division – Interventional Cardiology (IC) – reported an impressive 8% yea...
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